Lake Merritt (Oakland, CA)

By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
Comments 8
The Regillus -- the grand Beaux Arts building facing Lake Merritt in Oakland CA The first time I saw this 8-story condominium building, I was in love. It was like being transformed in time and place. It harkens to a New York state of mind.   Everything about this property is first class. Circular...

By Ernest Villafranca, 3923 Grand Ave. Oakland CA, 510-418-9443
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate )
Comments 1
Now and then someone will ask me, “What’s a trustee sale like?” Trustee Sales or Foreclosure Trustee Sales in Alameda County are held at 1225 Fallon St. Oakland CA Monday through Friday from noon to 2 pm. It’s another real estate market, the last step in the foreclosure process. The investors gat...

By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
Comments 13
December 18, 2011. Slow open house doesn’t mean an unproductive day.Just because there were few people who came to my open house isn’t reason to call this day a loss. Au contraire!From my conversations with those who came, I found out that one couple currently owns a condo at The Essex on Lake Me...

By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
Comments 7
The Essex is an impressive building overlooking Lake Merritt in Oakland CA. It iss located on a bend, and as such has views of nearly the entire lake.   The Essex is a relatively new complex that was started in 2001 and made a tremendous impact when it was completed in 2004. It was first introduc...

By Pacita Dimacali, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA
(Alain Pinel)
Comments 9
Why, or why, will some realtors still use someone else's picture to use in a listing, without at least attempting to see who took the picture and getting permission? This is a pet peeve. ,,,,since we now have so many digital cameras of all shapes and sizes, at all budget ranges... ....and since m...

By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
Comments 14
OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA     OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA.  Its a hidden treasure in Oakland.  Located near Lake Merritt the Museum is a wonderful illustration of the diversity and charm of the State of California.  When it was built it was hailed as a museum that serves as a vibrant urban pa...

By Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA
(Alain Pinel Realtors)
Comments 15
SPEECHLESS SUNDAY SPEECHLESS SUNDAY:  photo of a black crowned night heron looking for dinner on the grounds of the Oakland Musuem of California in Oakland.   The heron is sitting on a tree branch over a pond containing humengous coy and some smaller fish.
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